Links to Selected Federal Websites

GPO ACCESS is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and the information retrieved from GPO Access can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted. This free service is funded by the Federal Depository Library Program and has grown out of Public Law 103-40, known as the Government Printing Office Electronic Information Enhancement Act of 1993.

U.S. BUREAU OF THE CENSUS is the preeminent collector and provider of timely, relevant, and quality data about the people and economy of the United States.

THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet

Acting under the directive of the leadership of the 104th Congress to make Federal legislative information freely available to the Internet public, a Library of Congress team brought the THOMAS World Wide Web system online in January 1995, at the inception of the 104th Congress. Enhancements in the types of legislative data available, as well as in search and display capabilities, have been continuously added.

FEDERAL REGISTER is a legal newspaper published every business day by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). It contains Federal agency regulations; proposed rules and notices; and Executive orders, proclamations and other Presidential documents. The Federal Register informs citizens of their rights and obligations and provides access to a wide range of Federal benefits and opportunities for funding. NARA's Office of the Federal Register prepares the Federal Register for publication in partnership with the Government Printing Office (GPO), which distributes it in paper, on microfiche and on the World Wide Web.

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS (CFR) is a codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the Executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.

The NATIONAL TECHNICAL INFORMATION SERVICE (NTIS) is the nation's largest, central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information.

The EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES INFORMATION CENTER (ERIC) is a national information system designed to provide ready access to an extensive body of education-related literature.

The INFORMATION BRIDGE provides an open source to full-text and bibliographic records of Department of Energy (DOE) research and development reports in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, renewable energy, and other topics.

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES website contains dockets, court rules, oral arguments, opinions, orders, and other judicial matter.

U.S. COURTS includes information about the U.S. court system, judicial publications and directories, news releases, and annual reports.

U.S. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE (IRS) website includes tax statistics, forms and publications, taxpayer information for business, taxpayer information and education, electronic services, and tax regulations.

U.S. SENATE website includes the calendar of business, the Senate Manual, links to Senate publications and Senate committees, How Our Laws Are Made.

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES website contains information on House floor activity, roll call votes, hearing schedules, legislative process, as well as the full text of the United States Code and a directory to identify/contact a Congressperson.

The WHITE HOUSE website includes information about the current national issues, the President, Vice President, First Lady, speeches, nominations, press releases, briefings, and major speeches.

FIRSTGOV is a public-private partnership, led by a cross-agency board and administered by the Office of FirstGov (part of the General Services Admin.)

SITES WITH U.S. GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS provide access to electronic federal documents by subject or by issuing agency.